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Johnson's Lives of the Poets edited by Matthew Arnold 1898 MacMillan lives of Milton Dryden Swift Addison, Pope and Gray

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Publisher: Macmillan and Co, London, 1898 reprint of the 1878 first edition. Hardback, 463 pages plus 4 pages of publisher adverts. No dustjacket. Cover, in red boards with gilt titling, is in good condition for its age with some fading to spine and a little bumping to spine extremities, some small inky marks to front and a little shelfwear. Internally the book is in decent condition commensurate with age, with firm binding and clean, clear pages.
Small booksellers label on front endpaper and inscription on reverse of ffep. Pages are lightly tanned commensurate with age. Spilt developing along front endpaper joint but binding not exposed and firmness not significantly affected. Ditto on rear endpaper but to a much lesser extent. Half title page has been neatly excised. Apart from a Life of Johnson by Lord Macaulay, there are lives of Milton, Dryden, Swift, Addison, Pope and Gray. Preface and notes by Matthew Arnold. A decent and presentable 1898 copy of an important and scholarly work with valuable preface and notes by Arnold.

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Author(s):
Samuel Johnson edited by Matthew Arnold
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
463
Publisher:
Macmillan and Co, London, 1898 reprint of the 1878 first edition.
Title:
Johnson's Lives of the Poets

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Publisher: Macmillan and Co, London, 1898 reprint of the 1878 first edition. Hardback, 463 pages plus 4 pages of publisher adverts. No dustjacket. Cover, in red boards with gilt titling, is in good condition for its age with some fading to spine and a little bumping to spine extremities, some small inky marks to front and a little shelfwear. Internally the book is in decent condition commensurate with age, with firm binding and clean, clear pages.
Small booksellers label on front endpaper and inscription on reverse of ffep. Pages are lightly tanned commensurate with age. Spilt developing along front endpaper joint but binding not exposed and firmness not significantly affected. Ditto on rear endpaper but to a much lesser extent. Half title page has been neatly excised. Apart from a Life of Johnson by Lord Macaulay, there are lives of Milton, Dryden, Swift, Addison, Pope and Gray. Preface and notes by Matthew Arnold. A decent and presentable 1898 copy of an important and scholarly work with valuable preface and notes by Arnold.

Author(s):
Samuel Johnson edited by Matthew Arnold
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
463
Publisher:
Macmillan and Co, London, 1898 reprint of the 1878 first edition.
Title:
Johnson's Lives of the Poets

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